Martinus Rørbye, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Martinus Rørbye

Danish artist

Date of Birth: 17-May-1803

Place of Birth: Drammen, Buskerud, Norway

Date of Death: 29-Aug-1848

Profession: painter

Nationality: Denmark

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Martinus Rørbye

  • Martinus Christian Wesseltoft Rørbye (17 May 1803 – 29 August 1848) was a Danish painter, known both for genre works and landscapes.
  • He was a central figure of the Golden Age of Danish painting during the first half of the 19th century. The most traveled of the Danish Golden Age painters, he traveled both north to Norway and Sweden and south to Italy, Greece and Constantinople.
  • He was also the first Danish painter to take to painting in Skagen at the northern top of Jutland, almost half a century before the thriving community of Skagen Painters formed and came to fame, through Michael Ancher, Anna Ancher and P.S.
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